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Rent ONE Cottage or BOTH! Sleep 8 to 16...Call owner for pricing on BOTH houses

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Each cottage is 2 Bdrm/1 Bath, Each Sleeps 8 RENT 1(sleep 8) or BOTH (sleep 16)

These are adorable coastal cottages an easy 1one block from the beach or a quick 2 to 3 minute drive to most any place in Port A. While Hana House is very tropical named for a house in Maui, Surf Shack has a very colorful and beachy feel. The houses are located next door to each other, adjoined by a deck. You have the option of renting either house alone, or for a larger group take both together! (Rental costs double for both houses) Our attention to detail will make your visit one that you will want to repeat again and again.

These houses have a yard with a picnic table and grills and face a main beach road ONE BLOCK FROM THE BEACH! They have the constant sound of the ocean, and are located on the free trolley route and allows for beach carts.

In Hana house, there is one bedroom with queen-size bed AND a futon, bedroom two also has a queen-size bed, both complete with tropical, adorable bedding. A fully-equipped kitchen and a cute breakfast bar connects to the livingroom with a futon for extra sleeping.

The bath has a walk in shower.

You'll have a covered porch or yard for relaxing.

In Surf Shack, there are two bedrooms with a queen bed in each. A sofa sleeper and futon in the living room provide additional sleeping. Surf Shack also has a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with a walk-in shower. Relax in the yard or wrap around deck.

These adorable, comfy cottages are well supplied with coffee makers, blenders, toasters, and all supplies you should need....just bring your beach towels and beach chairs!

For those interested in a pool, the PortA community pool is highly recommended - very clean and safe! It is a great place for adults and very young children with a 'sloped beach entry' and fun water features.

Keywords: one block from beach, large group, small group, 2 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, beach house, yard, BBQ, deck, covered porch, walk in shower, walk to the beach, cute, adorable, cozy, beach cottage, Port Aransas, beach carts, comfortable, parking

More Details

Phyllis Winn
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

Why Phyllis Winn chose Gulf Coast

We chose Port Aransas because my family had a house there when I was a kid. Summers were always wonderful for kids and now that we're adults..we find it wonderful for us adults also!

What makes this house unique

I love sitting on the porch or deck and listening to the ocean. The cottages are within an easy walk to the beach or 2 to 3 minute drive to most any place in Port A.


Port Aransas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Rent ONE Cottage or BOTH! Sleep 8 to 16...Call owner for pricing on BOTH houses
average rating of 4.766667 based on 30 reviews
Aurora, Colorado/United States

A Cute Beach House

  • 5 of 5

The "Beach Shack" is exactly as portrayed online. It is very well decorated and equipped. It is very well-supplied with everything you need.It is a very comfortable place. It is on a lot with another house with a connecting deck. This house does not have a covered deck; it is bright and sunny.The other house has a very nice covered outside area and more sunshades over the windows. Thus, it is not as bright, a good thing I assume in hot weather.the other house was unoccupied when we were here and we enjoyed using the covered deck. The other house is also larger. I should have brought half of the clothes that I brought because the washer and dryer are so handy! I would definitely recommend both of these houses!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a nice review! We hope that everyone visiting our properties has such a great experience! Hope to see you again next year. Phyllis
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A very fun place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Surf Shack. It was well equipped and conveniently located.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the Hana house. It was perfect for our two small families to enjoy a weekend in Port Aransas. It's a short walk to the beach and central to all of the delicious restaurants. We loved the covered patio to play cards and relax after a day at the beach. The yard was also nice for our pups to run around. We would definitely stay again should we be back in Port A.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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I'm in love with Surf Shack!

  • 5 of 5

A couple of friends and I wanted to get away for a few days and Surf Shack happened to be available. At first glance the schedule looked full, but the website said "call owner," so I did and we lucked out. I've been going to Port A since childhood, and my parents before me, and have stayed in anything from cottages to condos and everything in between. For those that don't know, Port A wouldn't be Port A if had a Hyatt. Surf Shack was hands down one of the nicest, cleanest and best places to stay in Port A. Everything about it was perfect! It's as unpretentious as Port A, super cute, exceptionally comfortable and very well appointed. It had everything we needed for a few days stay. The beds were amazingly comfortable and the kitchen lacked for nothing. The family room and bedrooms are very spacious and did I mention how beachy it was decorated? So cute! The deck is great for watching the world go by and the beach is a very short walk down the street. We would definitely go back. As a matter of fact, we've already made reservations with Phyllis for our next visit!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW! Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed it! We're looking forward to your next visit.
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Quaint and homey....few minor imperfections around the house

  • 4 of 5

We had 5 people stay this weekened, it was the perfect size! We loved being so close to beach access. Looking forward to renting again!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family beach house

  • 5 of 5

The house is comfortable and casual and just a short walk from the beach. This is a small and low-key property but is priced right. The front porch of Hana House is a terrific place to hang out and watch the world go by!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Corpus Christi, Tx
Nearest Point of Interest
Swimming Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Horace Caldwell Pier
Nearest Point of Interest

On the 'Trolley' route. There are also decorated golf carts for rent in the area.


Rates & Availability

Port Aransas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 20 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low Seaon
Nov 27 2017 - Mar 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are per house (each sleeps 8) This site is not set up with 2 calendars so some days may be available that are blocked on vrbo calendar. Call property owner at any time to confirm dates. 210 639 2492
SandFest, Spring Break and Holidays are summer rates with a 4 night minimum.
3 night minimum for summer weekends
Pay for 6 nights and get the 7th FREE
Off season Weekdays for 3, get the 4th night FREE
Winter Texan rate per house is $1500. per month with a 3 month minimum beginning Jan until Spring Break
If these houses are not available, look up my other property, listing #39892. Large home with a new private pool!
Owner is usually available and will be glad to answer your questions @ 210 639 2492

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner

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